• Born in Dubai in 1957.
  • Editor-in-Chief of Gulf News, a daily English language newspaper published in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • Secretary-General of the Sultan Bin Ali Al Owais Cultural Foundation, Dubai.
  • Short story writer.
  • Journalist and columnist.
  • Contributed articles to various local magazines and newspapers as a freelancer during the 1970s, including Akhbar Dubai
  • Embarked on his career in journalism in 1979, when he joined Al Azmina Al Arabia magazine, which was published in Sharjah; later becoming its editor-in-chief.
  • Worked for Al Ittihad daily from 1982-1988; first as a cultural affairs supervisor at the newspaper’s Dubai and Northern Emirates office, and later as an editor and a reviewer at the newspaper’s central desk in Abu Dhabi.
  • Worked for Al Bayan daily from 1988- 2000; first as a financial desk editor and later as a managing editor.
  • In addition to his work in journalism, he contributed the following daily and weekly columns to a number of publications:
  • “Qatrat Daw’” (Speck of Light), Azmina Arabia
  • “Lahthat Saheel” (Neighing Moment), Al Ittihad
  • “Ma’a Al Nas” (With the People), Al Bayan newspaper (from 1990 to 2000).
  • He is a member of a number of local societies and cultural associations including:
  • Chairman of the Emirates Writers Union for several sessions.
  • Member of the Cultural and Scientific Association.
  • Member of Laila Children’s Theatre.
  • Member of the Emirates Society for Consumer Protection.
  • Member of the UAE Journalists’ Association.
  • Participated in many local, Arab and international conferences, symposiums and cultural festivals and took part in numerous scientific and media events; representing the UAE in many of these events.

Publications :  

  • Short Story Collections:
  • Al Sibaha fi Ainai Khaleej Yatawahash (Swimming in the Eye of a Savage Gulf), published in 1982 by Dar Kalima Publishing, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Al Baydar, published in 1987 by Dar Kalima Publishing, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Ala Hafat Al Nahar (On the Edge of Morning), published in 1992 by Emirates Writers Union.
  • Journalistic Articles:
  • Kharbashat fi Hudood Al Mumkin (Scribbles within the Boundaries of the Possible), published in 1997 by Al Bayan Press Printing and Publishing.
  • Al Nitham Al Aalami Al Dahek (The Laughing World Order), published in 2000 by Emirates Writers Union.
  • Juyoob Anfiyya Li Ihlal Al Salam (Sinuses for Peace Implementation), published in 2003 by Dar Al Mada, Damascus, Syria.